Monthly Archives: May 2014

New Version of Photocrumbs

I had a few hours to spare last Sunday evening, so I thought I’d tweak a few things in Photocrumbs. But what started as some minor modifications resulted in an entirely reworked version of the application. If you take a

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digiKam Recipes 3.15.07 Released

A new version of the digiKam Recipes ebook is available for download. Nothing earth-shattering this time: just a slightly refreshed cover, a few tweaks here and there, and a new appendix containing a list of useful digiKam keyboard shortcuts. Readers

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digiKam Software Collection 4.0.0 Released

digiKam team is proud to announce the release of digiKam Software Collection 4.0.0. This version, include many new features introduced by completed GSoC 2013 projects. via digiKam Software Collection 4.0.0 released | digiKam – Photo Management Program.

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Add EXIF Metadata to Photos with a Bash One-Liner

If you need to write EXIF data to multiple photos, a simple yet efficient Bash shell script might be a better tool for the job than the all-mighty digiKam. The script consists of a command, and it uses the excellent

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Restoring Letter Paint on Vintage Cameras

Brassing is one thing, chipped paint is another. The former gives your camera a classy vintage look, the latter makes the camera look ugly. Case in point, my recently acquired Nikkormat FTn. Most lettering and markings on the camera look

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Giveaway: AmazonBasics SLR/DSLR Backpack

I have a brand-new and unopened AmazonBasics SLR/DSLR backpack, and I’m giving it away to a lucky reader of this blog. To participate in the giveaway, follow this blog or subscribe to it via email using the Email Subscription form.

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Say Hello to Nikkormat FTn

Allow me to introduce a new member of my little camera family — Nikkormat FTn. I bought this well-worn work horse for a pittance. Judging by the overall shape, the camera was heavily used, but not abused. There are a

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Recipes for automated and streamlined photographic workflow on Linux

Practical advice for Tokyo night photography

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